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The Drift Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Raspberry and Cream Crepes
Three tender crepes filled with cream cheese topped with oregon raspberries, homemade raspberry sauce and whipped cream.
Homemade Waffle
A warm crispy waffle served with butter and real maple syrup.
Organic Corn Bread (2) with Warmed Maple Syrup and Fruit
House made corn bread warmed and served with butter, maple syrup, and side of fresh fruit.
Gluten Free Muffin Du Jour
Baker’s muffin of the day. Moist, warm, sweet and yummy, served with butter
We are a unique, fun and cozy place to dine for any meal! With umbrella's on the ceiling, local art on the walls and music every night, you will be hard pressed to find anything like us. Come visit and try many of our locally derived and delicious culinary concoctions.
US$ 7-US$ 22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently had dinner two consecutive evenings and both meals were excellent. Get the crab cakes! Their clam chowder is also really good. Creamy, but not overly thickened. We were there Thursday and Friday evening in early December and there was live acoustic music both...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Drift Inn is right on the main street in Yachats. It's tucked away between souvenir and clothing stores very unpretentious. We stopped here for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. I had their excellent razor clams, lightly breaded and fried with a salad, a very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank P9047TAmichaelh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop and eat, you will be happy. They force you to be happy. Its almost mean, they are so subtle.... great food, wonderful people, warm cozy artistic community goodness! Next thing you know you're smiling and HEY! You're on the coast of Oregon! Bravo!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lighthouselegends
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We actually ate Thanksgiving dinner here and it was fantastic! Great buffet, amazing music and friendly staff! It was a little on the pricey side but well worth it!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Drift Inn is indeed quirky/funky and a great place for a meal. It was obvious by the people there that this was a "local" hangout. We were there for 3 evening meals and each time there was a different individual(s) playing music. Enjoyed it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JohnGalt-California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Drift Inn has a great pub atmosphere with cozy booths, warm lighting and live music 7 days a week. The pictures don't do it justice. The best part is that this restaurant has an extensive menu with plenty of options for seafood as well...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank yakima4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here several times on a recent multi-day visit to Yachats. Enjoyed all the meals, this was probably the best breakfast that I had in town. The fried razors clams, which were pounded flat and pan fried (not the usual fried clam 'strips' (necks,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bigguy425
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an unusual restaurant. It is really more like the bar from Cheers where everyone knows your name. With a few booths for meals. They have umbrellas hanging upside down all around, available for sale. The chairs at the bar have pool balls I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelwriter52
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great casual atmosphere, sometimes a little loud on weekend nights but great fun. They offer great burgers and pizza but also upscale items like Moroccan lamb.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CallmeLenny
Reviewed 6 November 2018

14 of us came in for lunch after tossing my wifes ashes into the Devils Churn, they were fantastic, a table set up in two minutes, we could have made a meal of the appetizers, smoked chicken wings, flash fried calimari,and the best jalapeno poppers...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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The band's name is the Reckless Rock Hounds. However,that night the leader of the group, Ray Hanna, did a solo performance without the band.
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